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Post, Stephen Garrard

Summary: "A new ethics guideline for caregivers of "deeply forgetful people" and a program on how to communicate and connect based on 30 years of community dialogues through Alzheimer's organizations across the globe"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2022

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Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola)

Summary: A guide for Alzheimer's caregivers offers advice on caring for spouses, parents, and other relatives; dealing with professional caregivers; and learning about Alzheimer's treatments and facilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Driver Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 WES

Villieu, Valérie

Summary: "When Valérie first met Josephine, she knew she would be embarking on a unique journey. Though vastly different in age, their connection was instantaneous. Humor quickly became their language, their playground, and despite the debilitating disease that Joséphine faced every single day, they were able to form a beautiful friendship that transcended the reaches of modern medicine." -- goodreads.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Life Drawn 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 VIL

Summary: In comparison to cancer, heart disease, and AIDS, Alzheimer's disease greatly lags in research funding, media attention, and celebrity support. Examine the personal and societal implications of this discrepancy, profiling families living with Alzheimer's, interviewing the doctors on the front lines, and scrutinizing the latest research.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ALZ

Pearce, Nancy D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forrason Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.9768 PEA

Davis, Patti

Summary: "With the searching, exquisite prose of a loving daughter, Patti Davis provides a life raft for the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. "For the decade of my father's illness, I felt as if I was floating in the deep end, tossed by waves, carried by currents, but not drowning. "In a singular account of battling Alzheimer's, Patti Davis eloquently weaves personal anecdotes with practical advice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 DAV

Shanks, Lela Knox.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 Shank

Mace, Nancy L.

Summary: Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.8 MAC

Powell, Tia

Summary: "The cultural and medical history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease by a leading psychiatrist and bioethicist who urges us to turn our focus from cure to care. Despite being a physician and a bioethicist, Tia Powell wasn't prepared to address the challenges she faced when her grandmother, and then her mother, were diagnosed with dementia--not to mention confronting the hard truth that her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 POW

Summary: Momentum in Science features 25 leading scientists, a primetime state-of-the-science report revealing the most cutting-edge research advances. Three additional specials (The Memory Loss Tapes; Grandpa, Will You Remember Me? with Maria Shriver; and Caregivers) capture what it means to experience the disease, to be a child or grandchild of one who suffers, and to care for those who are affected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 ALZ

Jagger, Steph

Summary: "In this heart wrenching and inspirational memoir a woman and her mother, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, embark on a road trip through national parks, revisiting the memories, and the mountains, that made them who they are. Steph Jagger lost her mother before she lost her. Her mother, stricken with an incurable disease that slowly erases all sense of self, struggles to remember her favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAGGER, STEPH JAG

Jebelli, Joseph

Summary: A neuroscientist takes readers on a journey around the world and through history, from nineteenth-century Germany to present day India, to examine the science and scientists working to find a cure to Alzheimer's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 JEB
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Geist, Mary Ellen.

Summary: Mary Ellen Geist decided to leave her job as a CBS Radio anchor to return home to Michigan when her father's Alzheimer's got to be too much for her mother to shoulder alone. She chose to live her life by a different set of priorities: to be guided by her heart, not by outside accomplishment and recognition. Through her own story and through interviews with doctors and other women who've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Springboard Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 GEI

Woodell, Patricia.

Summary: The purpose of this book is to help families manage the legal, medical, and financial affairs of aging parents and spouses with dementia. Are the Keys in the Freezer?—An Advocate’s Guide for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias, is a straight-to-the-point beginner’s book chock full of resources aimed at helping families get organized.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 WOO

Gillies, Andrea.

Summary: 'Keeper' is a very humane and honest exploration of living with Alzheimer's, giving an illuminating account of the disease itself. Gillies tells about the time she and her family spent living with someone with dementia, in a big Victorian house in the far, far north of Scotland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 GIL

Coste, Joanne Koenig.

Summary: A new approach to dealing with Alzheimer's disease offers a five step method for caring for people with progressive dementia, while offering hundreds of practical tips to ease life for patients and caregivers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 COS

Mittelman, Mary S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe & Company 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 MIT

Amos, Carol B.

Summary: H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer’s Journey equips Alzheimer’s caregivers with knowledge, tools, and advice for their difficult road ahead. The concepts are conveyed in an open, honest, and creative manner using original family email communications from Carol B. Amos’s own journey. Carol also introduces The Caregiving Principle™ : a simple approach that provides a deeper understanding of a person with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan James Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.97 AMO

Cohen, Elizabeth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.831 COH

Mace, Nancy L.

Summary: Through five editions, The 36-Hour Day has been an essential resource for families who love and care for people with Alzheimer disease. Whether a person has Alzheimer disease or another form of dementia, he or she will face a host of problems. The 36-Hour Day assists family members and caregivers in addressing these challenges and simultaneously coping with their own emotions and needs. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2017

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Sheridan, Carmel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cottage Books 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.8 SHE

Boswell, Patricia A.

Summary: "When it comes to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the right caregiving can make all the difference. Here, Patricia Boswell shares structured routines, life hacks, and best practices that are evidence-based and focused on maintaining the highest possible quality of life for the entire family. As a nurse and dementia expert, Boswell knows that the best caregivers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 BOS

Nekola, Pat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Applewood Ink 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.831 NEK

Summary: A distinguished poet, translator, critic and teacher, Edwin Honig wrote dozens of books and poems that attracted critical praise around the world. His seminal translations awakened English-speaking readers to previously overlooked literary giants, resulting in honorary knighthoods from the king of Spain and the president of Portugal. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alan Berliner paints a deeply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIR

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